’Tis the season to be jolly and indulgent. Fine food and live entertainment is just part of InterContinental Bali Resort’s fun-filled festive season programme of sumptuous dining events and celebrations, as well as a whole host of leisure activities for couples, solo travellers, families and children.
The festivities will begin on Christmas Eve, with complimentary Christmas Cocktails served in the Saraswati Lounge accompanied by Christmas Carols performed by the children of Widya Asih orphanage. In the evening, guests have the choice of two exceptional Christmas Eve dining options: Bella Cucina Restaurant will serve a Christmas Eve set dinner, while KO Restaurant, Teppanyaki & Cocktail Lounge offers an authentic Japanese experience with a Sushi Extravaganza.
Santa Claus himself will herald the Christmas Day festivities, arriving at the Resort Lobby at 10 am in his horse-drawn carriage to spread a special message of peace and goodwill. The merriment will continue at Bella Cucina with a Festive Family Brunch and/or a Christmas Day Dinner accompanied by all the trimmings.
InterContinental Bali Resort offers something for everyone on New Year’s Eve with the choice of a Seafood Buffet Extravaganza at Jimbaran Gardens,accompanied by live music; a New Year’s Eve Italian Dinner “just like Mama used to make” at Bella Cucina with a live band; or Japanese Delights atKO Restaurant, Teppanyaki & Cocktail Lounge. For a truly romantic and memorable New Year’s Eve experience, honeymooners and couples can opt for a Candlelit Intimate Dinner, paired with caviar and Dom Pérignon Champagne, inclusive of music and served by a personal butler and chef in a ‘bale’ pavilion overlooking Jimbaran Bay. Finally, revellers can welcome in the New Year at Sunset Beach Bar & Grill with a Countdown Party, where they can rock to the rhythm of the DJ music, and marvel at a rousing firework display that will light up the sky over Jimbaran Bay.
For each culinary event, guests can choose from three different packages: the Gold Packages include food and free flow of soft beverages and juices; the Platinum Packages include food and free flow of soft beverages, juices and house wines; and the Titanium Packages include food and free flow of soft beverages, juices, house wines and champagne.
Festive Season leisure activities from the Leisure Concierge include the Fisherman’s 2-hour Bicycle Tour of Kedonganan fisherman’s village and the traditional fish market on Saturday 23rd December; ‘Om for the Holidays’ Christmas spirit group yoga on Christmas Eve; complimentary Water Polo in the Balinese Bath Pool on Christmas Day; and early morning group Breathing Exercises on New Year’s Eve. Festive Packages at Spa Uluwatu include ‘Celebrate your Life’ – a 90-minute treatment incorporating a Therapeutic Ritual Foot Bath, the Spa’s signature massage, and a refreshing facial; or the Harmony Experience – a 120-minute treatment beginning with a Ritual Foot Bath, continuing with a a Warm Stone Massage, and concluding with a Deluxe Manicure or Deluxe Pedicure.
Little travellers have plenty to look forward to at Planet Trekkers, with a comprehensive and fun programme of Christmas and New Year activities such as Cake Decorating in the Christmas Kids’ Kitchen, Christmas T-shirt Painting, Egg Painting, Face Painting and Balinese garland making, Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve parties, and the beautiful experience of releasing baby turtles into the sea.
In the Christmas spirit of ‘giving back’ to the local community, the Resort is running a special charity initiative to raise funds towards the educational and daily living costs of the children at Widya Asih Orphanage. Guests and visitors are invited to contribute cash donations and take home a small gift, made by the children of the orphanage, as a memento of their support for the underprivileged children of Bali.
InterContinental Bali Resort looks forward to welcoming guests with warmth and five-star hospitality over the Festive Season.